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Gimme Three Steps: Saints' Defense Dangerous Again?

The New Orleans Saints have long had a reputation for really good defenses. The Dome Patrol has been called by some the most talented linebacker corps ever assembled. And the unit from the 2009 Super Bowl Championship team might just have been even better.In days gone by, the Saints have had the outstanding defensive unit, but a subpar offense that was not able to capitalize on the...
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Rob Ryan enjoyed his trip to the New Orleans Greek Festival (VIDEO)

Rob Ryan is enjoying his offseason before the team gets down to business. If you don't believe me, just check out this Instagram video below of Ryan dancing at the New Orleans Greek Festival, per The Dallas Morning News. You enjoy your offseason Mr. Ryan, no reason not to play hard if you work hard. (h/t The Dallas Morning News) Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Rob Ryan rebuild the New Orleans Saints defense, or will he fumble over his own words?

COMMENTARY – It’s good to see a coach take responsibility when he is wrong or does a poor job. In the case of Rob Ryan, owning up to the fact the Saints defense was more like wet paper in 2014 wasn’t anything new. What was new was how the defensive coordinator faced facts that he, along with several other factors contributed to the fact the team had one of the worst defenses...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Further Address Linebacking Corps with Hau’oli Kikaha

The Saints utterly abysmal linebacking corps have been given another injection of fresh blood with which Rob Ryan can wreck havoc on opposing offenses. With the 44th pick the Saints selected Hau’oli Kikaha, OLB from the University of Washington. Kikaha was a first team All-American in 2014 after finishing his career with the Huskies as their all time leader in sacks, and adding...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Rob could get head coaching job if he loses hair, gut

Although he had a few minor disagreements with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton last year, Rob Ryan is still considered by many to be one of the better defensive coordinators in the NFL. According to his brother Rex, the only thing stopping Rob from landing a head coaching job is his appearance. While...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

This photo of a sad Rob Ryan explains what it’s like to be a Saints fan right now

It has not been an easy offseason for the New Orleans Saints or their fans, to say the least. After falling deep into a salary cap hole they have been shedding players left and right in order to clear room. Most importantly, they traded their top offensive weapon, tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks for a first rounder and center Max Unger… AROUND COVER32 Five Things...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints DC Rob Ryan celebrates St. Patrick’s Day as only Rob Ryan can

If there’s such a thing as reincarnation, I think I want to come back as New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. You can say what you want about his too-clever blitz schemes and prediliction for putting six safeties on the field at once but the guy knows how to have a good time… AROUND COVER32 NFL Mock Draft: Version 1.0 of how the first round will unfold QB Rankings...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Angry Rob Ryan yells and drops 'f—bomb' on sideline

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was visibly upset about something that happened midway through the third quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Packers. NBC showed a clip of a furious Ryan dropping an “f*** bomb” before cutting to a commercial...
Via The Sports Daily
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan dances up a storm at Greek festival

Rob Ryan seems to know how to have a good time. The New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator was spotted letting loose and showing off his moves on Saturday at the New Orleans Greek Festival. Via @MichaelDeMocker Photo: @Saints def coord #RobRyan dances up a storm at the Greek Festival. #whodat @LarryHolder #whodatnation — Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker...
Via Gridiron Grit
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan is having way more fun than you this St. Patrick's Day

Apparently, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan had so much fun being a king of Mardi Gras that he decided to participate in another New Orleans parade. Just a couple weeks after braving the pouring-down rain to serve as the Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Argus parade, Ryan went for Round 2 during Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade. Rob just seems like a guy that never...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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